Archives for "Civic engagement"

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Tuesday

August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:31 pm

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

In a May 8 ceremony, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships honored 15 persons and organizations for their efforts to strengthen college-community ties.

Monday

May 21, 2012 7:22 am

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

The Lewiston-Auburn 911 Communication Center is a cheerier workplace thanks to two student artists from Bates.

Friday

April 27, 2012 3:25 pm

Two Bates seniors among six statewide recognized for community service

Two Bates seniors have been recognized statewide for their contributions to the Lewiston-Auburn community.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Tuesday

November 29, 2011 1:43 pm

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.